Source: Henry Aaron, Nancy Altman, Kenneth Apfel, James Blum, J. Bradford DeLong, Peter Diamond, Robert Greenstein, James Horney, Richard Kogan, Jack Lew, Marilyn Moon, Van Doorn Ooms, Uwe Reinhardt, Charles Schultze, Robert Solow, Paul Van de Water, Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, July 2008
Sixteen leading economists and budget experts issued a major critique of a recent proposal to address future federal budget deficits through radical changes in budget procedures for Social Security, Medicare, and Medicaid. They believe there are better ways to begin tackling projected deficits, which they describe in their critique.
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